Allow traffic in fixed TCP/IP ports: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Windows Server 2012
You need to modify the firewall settings to allow traffic through fixed TCP/IP port. The following instructions apply to Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Windows Server 2012.
To allow traffic in fixed TCP/IP ports in Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Windows Server 2012 on the license server computer:
Ensure that no other software or service is using the ports that you are about to set fixed.
Use the command line command
netstat -anp TCPto find out which ports are in use.
The numbers in the Local Address column after the colon (:) are the port numbers that are in use.
tekla.lic, and open it using a text editor.
By default, the path is ..\Tekla\License\Server.
To set a fixed port for
lmgrd.exe, enter the TCP/IP port number at the end of the
The Automatic installation option sets the port to 27007.
Enter the text
port=free_port at the end of the
VENDOR row, for example,
Defining the TCP/IP port number on the VENDOR row may slow down the restart time of Tekla Licensing Service.
- Save the changes and close tekla.lic.
Update your license server with the changes:
- Go to Start menu or Start screen, depending on your Windows operating system. through the
Service/License File tab, ensure that
Configuration using services and Tekla Licensing Service are selected.
- Go to the Start/Stop/Reread tab and click Stop Server to stop the license server, and then start the server again by clicking Start Server.
- Click the Windows logo key on your keyboard to show the Start menu or Start screen, depending on the operating system.
wf.msc and press
The Windows Firewall with Advance Security MMS snap-in is displayed.
In the navigation tree, select
Inbound Rule, and then in the
Actions pane, click
Rule type panel, select
Port and then click
Protocol and Ports panel, select
TCP, enter the TCP/IP port numbers that you set in steps 3 and 4 in
Specific local ports, and then click
Action panel, select
Allow the connection, and then click
Profile panel, select the appropriate profiles, and then click
Name panel, enter the name of the rule, and then click